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6 Ways Muhammad Ali Changed Boxing and the World

Muhammad Ali was a paragon and a paradox, a brilliant fighter in the boxing ring and a committed man to Black people’s causes outside it. America had not experienced anyone like him — a man of conviction who understood that his international platform was an entrée to spread the word for equal rights for all.

In the process of becoming the youngest boxer, at 22, to take the title from a reigning heavyweight champion, in a stunning upset of the perceived indomitable Sonny Liston, it was then that he was taken seriously as a man, and his voice of Black power, equal opportunity and fairness resounded. He at once changed boxing and the world, making him truly The Greatest. Here’s how:

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  1. Brad Lee says:

    This Man, Muhammad Ali Is The Cause Of A Generation To Grow With A Purpose For Living Knowing That With The Belief In Yourself
    YOU CAN DO ALL THINGS AT ALL TIMES!

    There Are Seven (7) Individual Posts To This Article So I Shall Condense My Comments To One Major Post For As We Know I Have Much To Share!

    "I'LL SHOCK AND AMAZE YOU CAUSE I AIN'T JOE FRAZIER!"

    MY MAN MUHAMMAD!
    Indeed The Greatest Of All Times! (G.O.A.T.)
    MUHAMMAD ALI IS ONE WITH OUR CREATOR!

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